Armed & Dangerous: 2 Polk County Men Wanted For Murder & RobberySedrick Myers, 20, and Cory Bowland, Jr, 18, both of Lake Hamilton, are wanted for 1st Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, and Tampering with Evidence. Myers and Bowland are our #WarrantOfTheDay.
UPDATE: 3 Friends Massacred While Fishing, Sheriff Grady Judd Requesting InformationThree young men in Frostproof, Florida were brutally beaten and shot to death while night-fishing near Lake Streety Rd. on Friday, July 17th, 2020. The Polk County Sheriff's Department is not releasing a lot of information as the investigation is ongoing.
Polk Cty. Man Arrested For Possessing Sexually Abusive Child PornographyOn July 16, 2020, detectives executed a search warrant at the unit where they found two young children and their mother living with Jones. There were 60 files, video and images, depicting child pornography, some victims as young as 2-3 months-old being sexually abused.
No Contest: Grady Judd Will Be Polk County Sheriff 4 More YearsIn an open letter Friday, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd humbly declared he will remain sheriff for another 4 years due to a lack of qualified contestants for the title.
ARREST: Church Employee Suspected Of Stealing Over $750K From Church AccountsIn 2008, Bradley was hired as the finance secretary by Calvary Baptist Church (CBC) located at 2101 Overlook Drive SE in Winter Haven. In late 2019, the head deacon requested copies of the church bank statements based on a digital image seen by church staff that showed an active $225,000 line of credit, connected to another bank account that did not belong to CBC.
Convicted Sex Offender From Polk County Sentenced To 10 YearsConvicted sex offender sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for attempting to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.
Polk Cty. Man Arrested: Posed As US Marshal To Steal From Elderly Man35-year-old Florida man, Adam Willis, arrested just days after Polk County Sheriff's Office made a public request for assistance in locating the man.
Florida Man, Wife Arrested For Stealing From Youth Baseball LeagueSheriff Grady Judd: "It boggles my mind that people like this steal money from children. It's shameful." Mulberry husband and wife arrested for stealing from Mulberry Dixie Youth Baseball League.
Sheriff Grady Judd's Deputies Arrest 5, Suspected In String Of Car BurglariesPolk County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people for their part in more than 30 car burglaries in the south Lakeland/Highland City areas.